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NBHS Headmaster Kathleen Dawson / Jim Phillips / TSM
NBHS Headmaster Kathleen Dawson / Jim Phillips / TSM

Headmaster Says Changing Culture At NBHS “A Work In Progress”

At Monday night's School Committe meeting, New Bedford High School Headmaster Kathleen Dawson spoke about the changing culture in the High School.

Dawson said changing student/teacher relationships are an important part to improving New Bedford High School

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Supt. Durkin explains goals to School Committee / Jim Phillips / TSM
Supt. Durkin explains goals to School Committee / Jim Phillips / TSM

Durkin Sets Goals For 2014-15 School Year

New Bedford Superintendent Dr. Pia Durkin is setting her goals for the current school year.

Durkin outlined her agenda before the School Committee Monday night.

Durkin said her goal continues to be a 40% reduction in the number of students rated as "needing improvement" or "unsatisfactory" in the state's standardized test

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Jim Phillips | TSM
Jim Phillips | TSM

Morad To Continue Pressing School Officials For Answers

Members of the City Council aren't happy about the latest communication from the New Bedford School Committee.

The Committee wrote the Council a letter this week, asking that they respect the boundaries of the school board, and that any concerns be sent directly to the Superintendent

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New Bedford High School
New Bedford High School / Jim Phillips / TSM

Scheduling Issues Mar Start Of School Year At NBHS

New Bedford High School Headmaster Kathleen Dawson told the School Committee Monday night, the opening of the high school was okay, but not as smooth as she had hoped.

Many students didn't receive their schedules till the first day of school, and some of those schedules were wrong

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Jim Phillips / TSM - New Bedford School Committee
Jim Phillips / TSM - New Bedford School Committee

Over 30 New Bedford Teachers Have Resigned This Month

Nearly three dozen New Bedford Public School teachers have resigned during the month of August.

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Over 400 New Bedford Teachers To Take Part In Training Program

Public school teachers will be learning some new techniques this upcoming school year.

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM
Greg Desrosiers/TSM

Durkin Presents FY15 School Budget To City Council

Supt. Pia Durkin spent almost four hours defending her FY15 school budget Wednesday night, but it looks like it may have been worth it.

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New Bedford High School
New Bedford High School / Jim Phillips / TSM

Summer Graduation Program Offers Second Chance

A new summer program may offer new opportunities to some New Bedford High School seniors.

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Greg Desroseirs/TSM
Greg Desroseirs/TSM

Superintendent Evaluation Is Released By School Committee

The grades are in for Supt. Pia Durkin. The New Bedford School Committee released its End-of-Cycle Summative Evaluation report for the superintendent Monday night.

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM
Greg Desrosiers/TSM

MCAS Soon To Be Replaced In New Bedford

The days for MCAS testing in New Bedford schools are numbered after Monday night's School Committee meeting.

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